St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and School | Beaver Dam, WI | 920.885.3309

Worship Service Schedule

Sunday: 7:30 a.m. • 9:00 a.m. • 10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.


I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth. Job 19:25

St. Stephen’s Weekly News Week of November 4, 2018

Categories: News

Welcome Visitors If you are visiting today, we welcome you in our Risen and Living Savior, Jesus!

  • Please let us know you worshiped with us by signing our guest book in the entryway or a Care Card in your pew and drop it in the offering basket.
  • If visiting, please don’t feel obligated to give an offering. St. Stephen’s members express thankfulness to God through their voluntary offerings which then support the congregation’s work.
  • Introduce yourself to a Pastor, and worship with us again!

Baptism Aubree Jo Strahota, daughter of Blake and Ali (Wille) Strahota, born August 29,2018, will be baptized during the 10:30 service today.

Wedding Brandon and Megan (North) Bobholz were united in marriage on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Funeral   Ruth Lewandowski was called home to heaven on October 26, 2018, age 96.  Her funeral was conducted on October 31, 2018.

Radio Service: 9:30am on AM 1430 WBEV
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Sermon: Saints of God, In View of Christ’s Triumph, Be Encouraged
Hymns: 473, 468, 463, 472
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Sermon: Change Is Good for Our Body and for Our Life
Hymns: 5, 371, 597, 591

Bible Studies

  • Men’s Sunday Night will meet this Sunday at 6:30pm in the meeting room above church office.
  • Women’s Bible Study Group meets on Wednesday nights at 6pm. Copies of the study are available in the church entry and at study time.
  • Monday/Wednesday Bible Study meets on Monday’s at 7pm and Wednesday mornings at 11am. The topic is “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

Holy Communion will be offered next week in all services. You may register by card at any time.

Coffee Fellowship  is this Sunday between services.  It will be hosted by the PTS.  Please join us.

Health Ministry: Our congregation health ministry team will be available to provide blood pressure and diabetes screening, as well as other health literature next Sunday from 8:30 – 10:30am. in the church basement.

Decorating For Thanksgiving And Christmas:

20 people or more are needed, please meet at the front of church (ramp door will be open)

Saturday, November 17th, 9:00am – Set up Thanksgiving decorations

Sunday, November 25th, Noon – Take down Thanksgiving decorations – Put up Advent decorations

Saturday, December 1st, 9:00am – Put up/Decorate 12 ft. Christmas trees

Pastor MIA? Over the next months if you notice one of our Pastors seemingly “missing in action”, not around at all on a Sunday, assume that he is conducting Worship and Bible Class at our sister congregation, Salem in Lowell.  During Salem’s pastoral vacancy the Good Shepherd and St. Stephen’s Pastors will be taking care of their Worship and Bible Study.

Publications  The latest issue of “Forward in Christ”  is available in the entryway of church.

Fall Festival Thank You to all who helped in any way with our Fall Festival last Sunday. We welcomed about 300 people to our campus during the afternoon. Thank you to those who donated food, other items, and their time to share Jesus and his love with our community.

Advent by Candlelight committee is looking for table hostesses for the Advent by Candlelight program, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 2nd.  Table hostesses decorate a table and serve dessert and coffee to their guests before the program begins.  Hostesses are a very special part of the program as they help prepare the hearts of their guests for the Advent season.  Join us in hosting the ladies of our congregation and your friends and relatives for another wonderful program.  Sign-up sheets at both church entrances.

Lutheran Teens will be having an Un-Lock-In on November 16, from 3:00-9:00 pm. There will be food, games, Bible Study, and much more. Please join us! Lakeside students feel free to join us when you get back from school.

St. Stephen’s OWLS will meet for their final meeting and program of the year on Tues., Nov. 13.  A potluck dinner will be held at 12 noon in the church basement.  The program for the day will be presented by Teacher James Moeller of Watertown under the topic:  “Tell Your Story”.   He will share ideas on how we can tell family and friends about things in our lifetime that will create a legacy for them.  All members of St. Stephen’s are welcome to join in this interesting program.    We look forward to having you join us.

Seth Dorn

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Philip Heyer
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Paul Stratman
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Sunday, November 4All Saints – Ushers C
Daylight Saving Time ends

7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Worship

8:30am – Coffee Fellowship-Blood Pressure Clinic

9:00am – Sunday School

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

Monday, November 5

7:00pm – Bible Class: “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

Tuesday, November 6

6:00pm – Lutheran Explorers

6:30pm – Bd. of Property Maintenance

Wednesday, November 7

11:00am – Bible Class: “Lord, Teach Us to Pray”

1:45pm – Hillside Manor Service

3:30pm – Public School Catechism

6:00pm – Bible Study 4 Women

7:15pm – Handbell Choir Practice

Thursday, November 8Ushers C

6:30pm – Communion Worship

7:30pm – Senior Choir

Saturday, November 10

9:00am – Tech Committee Meeting

Sunday, November 11Pentecost 25 – Ushers D

7:30, 9:00, 10:30am – Communion Worship

9:00am – Sunday School

9:30am – Radio Service, WBEV 1430

6:30pm – Men’s Bible Study

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